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Largest one day rise of coronavirus deaths reported in Virginia since Wednesday

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Posted at 10:09 AM, May 28, 2020

The Virginia Department of Health released their daily updated numbers involving coronavirus cases within the state.

According to their website, there are now 41,401 total cases, 39,393 of which are confirmed and 2,008 are probable. There are 1,338 total coronavirus related deaths, with 1,236 being confirmed and 102 being probable. The case numbers are up by 1,152, and deaths are up by 57 since Wednesday. That is the largest one day increase the Commonwealth has seen since the pandemic started.

A total of 285,273 PCR testing encounters have happened across all health districts.

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association also updated their numbers. As of Thursday, there are 1,026 people currently being hospitalized for coronavirus. There are 476 people currently receiving inpatient hospital care whose test results are pending. 416 confirmed positive patients, and those whose test results are pending, are currently hospitalized in the ICU.

195 hospital patients, both confirmed for coronavirus, and those with test results pending, are currently on a ventilator. 627 ventilators are being used in hospitals out of the 2,949 in the state - that's 21% usage.

5,472 patients who have been hospitalized for coronavirus have been discharged.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

  • Chesapeak- 481 cases, 86 hospitalized, 14 deaths
  • Accomack- 807 cases, 44 hospitalized, 12 deaths
  • Northampton- 227 cases, 23 hospitalized, 20 deaths
  • Hampton- 190 cases, 30 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Norfolk- 452 cases, 52 hospitalized, 6 deaths
  • James City County- 202 cases, 54 hospitalized, 15 deaths
  • Newport News- 257 cases, 38 hospitalized, 10 deaths
  • Poquoson- 7 cases, 2 hospitalized, 0 deaths
  • Williamsburg- 44 cases, 10 hospitalized, 4 deaths
  • York County- 72 cases, 9 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Portsmouth- 284 cases, 42 hospitalized, 11 deaths
  • Gloucester- 30 cases, 7 hospitalized, 1 deaths
  • Virginia Beach- 662 cases, 91 hospitalized, 22 deaths
  • Franklin City- 41 cases, 3 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • Isle of Wight- 126 cases, 11 hospitalized, 3 deaths
  • Southampton- 146 cases, 6 hospitalized, 2 deaths
  • Suffolk- 308 cases, 46 hospitalized, 31 deaths

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